term (n.) Old form(s): tearmes, termes
word, expression, utterance
1H6 I.ii.93[Charles to Pucelle] Thou hast astonished me with thy high terms
2H4 IV.iv.104[King Henry IV to all] Will Fortune never come with both hands full, / But wet her fair words still in foulest terms? [Q; F letters] [or: conditions]
2H4 IV.iv.73[Warwick to King Henry IV, of Prince Henry] like gross terms, / The Prince will, in the perfectness of time, / Cast off his followers
2H6 IV.ix.44[King to Buckingham, of York] be not too rough in terms, / For he is fierce and cannot brook hard language
2H6 V.i.25[York to himself, of Buckingham's questions] I am so angry at these abject terms
3H6 I.i.265[King to Exeter, of the Queen] How love to me and to her son / Hath made her heart break out into terms of rage!
3H6 II.ii.85[Queen to Edward] Becomes it thee to be thus bold in terms / Before thy sovereign and thy lawful king?
E3 I.ii.160[Countess to King Edward] More gracious than my terms can, let thee be
Luc.1706[Lucrece to all, of the rape] May any terms acquit me from this chance?
RJ I.i.212[Romeo to Benvolio, of his love] She will not stay the siege of loving terms
TN II.iv.5[Orsino to Viola as Cesario] light airs and recollected terms / Of these most brisk and giddy-paced times
TNK III.i.54[Arcite to Palamon] show in generous terms your griefs